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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: mother tongues of invention

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:00pm by Anna Chen

    ... for International Student Assessment) tests- below Shanghai, Hong Kong and Vietnam- and it's not only our national pride that's taking a beating over our children doing so badly at maths, reading ... Anna Chen in London Anna Chen in London Mother tongues of invention Britain will get its first bilingual English and Putonghua school when the Marco Polo Academy opens in north London ...

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    Then & now: busy bodies

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Think tanks- in various guises- have long operated in Hong Kong, with varying levels of efficacy, writes Jason Wordie Busy bodies As what passes for serious debate on who can (or cannot) stand for selection – sorry, election – to be Hong Kong’s chief executive in 2017 gets bogged down in petty, intransigent detail, “think tanks” are regaining prominence, and more ...

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    My life: Trey Lee Chui-yee

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com The Hong Kong-born cellist tells Oliver Chou how he flirted with careers in banking and archaeology before rediscovering his first love, music Trey Lee ... emigrated from Hong Kong, but we were ahead of that and we did it for music education. Life at Juilliard was very competitive. Though it was once a week, we sacrificed our Saturdays for all-day, ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm

    ... Mark Peters Jack Black, actor, comedian and one half of the cultish rock-comedy duo Tenacious D, will headline Clockenflap’s main stage next Sunday, bringing Hong Kong’s premier music ... … The Yemen-born, the stand-up comedian’s Force Majeure show – performed in multiple languages – is currently touring the globe, with rumours of a Hong Kong date early next year. Describing his linguistic ...

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    Something new: all rise

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott Kylie Knott All rise Hong Kong's bread "scene" has been rising over the past few years and Bread Show is the latest addition to the doughy landscape. On the busy border of Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, this carb den lures in customers with wacky free samples that are bad for the waistline but brilliant at helping with the decision-making process- Bread Show ...

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    Rant: between a rock and a workplace

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Kylie Knott

    ... women. Females who hold top positions in corporate Hong Kong must also contend with an above average gender pay gap (globally, women's salaries lag their male counterparts by 16 per cent but in Hong Kong, women, on average, are paid 20 per cent less than men). And then there's the appalling amount of maternity leave new mothers are entitled to- a measly 10 weeks at full pay. ...

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    Then & now: unnatural selection

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Equal pay for equal work, nevertheless, remains a relatively recent phenomenon in Hong Kong, as in much of the developed world. Historical evidence of this is uncompromising; societies that (for ... in unwanted infants as a form of saving life. Money, nevertheless, had changed hands, so ultimately the mui tsai practice was a form of slavery. Legal purchase and sale of children continued in Hong ...

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    Something new: technology in teak

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao Kathy Gao Technology in teak Diamanté Hello Kitty cases; USB sticks that provide extra power and camera lens add-ons; there is a seemingly endless array of accessories that can be used to mod-up a mobile device these days. But what about something a little more eco-friendly? Hong Kong-based ETEAQ has just launched a sleek line of smartphone and tablet cases and stands ...

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    Reflections: Gone to the dogs

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Gone to the dogs Despite ominous pronouncements made about “foreign forces” supporting the Occupy movement in Hong Kong, we still don’t know who or what these shady individuals and/or organisations are. For many in China, having foreigners meddle in their country’s internal affairs touches a raw nerve, and those who actually consort with these nefarious ...

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    Then & now: running to fat

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... epidemic has emerged in recent years in Hong Kong and on the mainland. The impact of a Westerninfluenced, generally more abundant diet becomes more widespread each year. Porky children ... long-term Peking resident and writer Juliet Bredon. Intermittent food shortages were a fact of life for most Chinese until very recently. Hong Kong’s older generation, who personally knew hunger ...




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